Good business management skills are vital in the beef cattle industry. Tips on applying RFID tags, performing a beef quality audit, pricing meat cuts, conditioning cattle for market and understanding beef carcass yields and losses during processing.
Data from the 2016 audit add tremendously to the core knowledge on guideposts and measurements to help determine quality conformance of the U.S. beef supply.
Retaining ownership of feeder cattle beyond the traditional time of sale at or near weaning is an option some cow-calf producers may consider.
2 hours, 30 minutes
If you visit farms, this online course will teach you best biosecurity practices and etiquette for keeping farms, animals, and people safe and productive.
Beef from cattle that have had implants administered is safe for human consumption and contains far less estrogenic activity than many other foods.
Jonathan A. Campbell
Understanding the factors involved in estimating the amount of beef derived from the live animal will assist cattle producers who directly market their beef.
Northeast beef cattle owners are faced with implementing best management practices, as well as adhering to local, statewide and national regulations.
The key to successful management in a cow herd is being able to plan health, feeding, and marketing programs that will be effective and efficient.